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20th Jun '16 4:16:52 PM Ira49
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* ''Series/{{The Night Shift}}'': Averted in season two. After starting therapy [[spoiler: for his PTSD, TC]] brings up how great therapy is on multiple occasions.
16th May '16 11:28:07 AM AnonFangeekGirl
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* In ''Fanfic/TheInfiniteLoops'', the ''Shin Megami Tensei'' loops are highly damaged. Naoki Kashima, anchor of ''Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne'', had it the worst. [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt Conception]] was inevitable, and no matter what he did his friends always went insane, died, or [[BreadEggsBreadedEggs went insane and then died]]. He had no variants, very few other loopers, and few Fused Loops. This, as can be imagined, left him very troubled. In one of his rare fused loops, [[VideoGame/MassEffect Shepard]] offered him therapy, but he refused it. This was a [[AxCrazy very]] [[SuperpoweredEvilSide bad]] [[ZeroPercentApprovalRating idea]].
30th Apr '16 9:36:46 PM caivu
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* In ''ComicBook/{{Batwoman}}'', Maggie suggests to Kate that recent events (i.e. Gotham being attacked by mythical creatures), coupled with the lingering effects of seeing her mother killed as a child, have caused her to develop (or at least start manifesting symptoms of) PTSD, making her slip up and make dumb mistakes while out crimefighting. Kate is very resistant to seeing a psychiatrist at first, but ends up making some significant progress through her issues after a few sessions.
28th Feb '16 2:02:57 PM Rebu
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* ''Series/{{Bones}}'': Similar to the above example. The macho man Booth decides that Gordon Gordon Wyatt should just get him back on active duty and Sweets should just leave him alone. They both bring him around.

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* ''Series/{{Bones}}'': ''Series/{{Bones}}'':
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Similar to the above example. The macho man Booth decides that Gordon Gordon Wyatt should just get him back on active duty and Sweets should just leave him alone. They both bring him around.around.
** His partner Brennan is a "hard" scientist (forensic anthropology) with contempt for "soft" science like psychology. Not to mention [[AmbiguousDisorder her own passel of serious emotional issues]].
23rd Feb '16 12:03:27 PM WillyFourEyes
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The characters may feel this way originally, but usually slowly realize the value of therapy and come around. If they don't accept therapy, this will probably lead to a WarpedAesop. If they do, this will likely lead to EpiphanyTherapy, and further visits are never brought up again. Another very common variation features the characters claiming this, not knowing that they're one GilliganCut away from bawling their eyes out [[FreudianCouch on a couch]]. If it's a PoliceProcedural or military drama and the protagonist is required to see a psychologist before being returned to "active duty," then they'll demand that the psychologist just "sign the damn paper already."

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The characters may feel this way originally, but usually slowly realize the value of therapy and come around. If they don't accept therapy, this will probably lead to a WarpedAesop.FamilyUnfriendlyAesop. If they do, this will likely lead to EpiphanyTherapy, and further visits are never brought up again. Another very common variation features the characters claiming this, not knowing that they're one GilliganCut away from bawling their eyes out [[FreudianCouch on a couch]]. If it's a PoliceProcedural or military drama and the protagonist is required to see a psychologist before being returned to "active duty," then they'll demand that the psychologist just "sign the damn paper already."
30th Jan '16 10:11:29 AM passivesmoking
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Speaking seriously for a moment, if you feel that you are struggling, then it's of paramount importance to remember that therapy is ''not'' for the weak. If you are in need of help then trying to obtain the help you need is a sign of courage and maturity, not weakness. If you feel you need to talk to a therapist, then by all means talk to one. If you feel like you have only one final way out, [[UsefulNotes/SuicidePrevention rest assured there is always a better way]]. There are always people who are able and willing to talk to you and who will do everything in their power to help you if only you seek their help out.

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Speaking seriously for a moment, if you feel that you are struggling, then it's of paramount importance to remember that therapy is ''not'' for the weak. If you are in need of help then trying to obtain the help you need is a sign of courage and maturity, not weakness. If you feel you need to talk to a therapist, then by all means talk to one. If you feel like you have only one final way out, [[UsefulNotes/SuicidePrevention rest assured there is always a better way]]. [[YouAreNotAlone There are always people who are able and willing to talk to you you]] and who will do everything in their power to help you if only you seek their help out.
30th Jan '16 10:10:40 AM passivesmoking
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Speaking seriously for a moment, if you feel that you are struggling, then it's of paramount importance to remember that therapy is ''not'' for the weak. If you are in need of help then trying to obtain the help you need is a sign of courage and maturity, not weakness. If you feel you need to talk to a therapist, then by all means talk to one. If you feel like you have only one final way out, [[UsefulNotes/SuicidePrevention rest assured there is always a better way]]. There are always people who are able and willing to talk to you and who will do everything in their power to help you if only you seek their help out.
23rd Jan '16 9:54:01 AM nombretomado
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* In the StephenKing short story ''[[Literature/NightShift The Boogeyman]]'' (something of a spiritual predecessor to ''Literature/{{IT}}''), the principal character is indeed seeing a therapist. And yet, he insists that he doesn't actually ''need'' therapy and sneers disdainfully at what he imagines the doctor's other patients are like (gays, crossdressers, and people who [[NapoleonDelusion "strut around thinking they're Napoleon"]]).

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* In the StephenKing Creator/StephenKing short story ''[[Literature/NightShift The Boogeyman]]'' (something of a spiritual predecessor to ''Literature/{{IT}}''), the principal character is indeed seeing a therapist. And yet, he insists that he doesn't actually ''need'' therapy and sneers disdainfully at what he imagines the doctor's other patients are like (gays, crossdressers, and people who [[NapoleonDelusion "strut around thinking they're Napoleon"]]).
23rd Oct '15 6:27:08 PM RevolutionStone
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* Also a serious problem among emergency services workers and doctors (including therapists themselves sometimes), because they often, despite training and knowledge, inherently believe some variant of this trope, or are more interested in saving others/giving to others than taking care of themselves and their own emotions, especially in disaster situations or the like.
7th Oct '15 5:12:49 AM Anddrix
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* In ''Literature/FiftyShadesOfGrey'', Christian seems to think so. So does his adoptive family, probably, seeing as they adopted a deeply traumatized child and never bothered to seek professional help for him, despite his being [[http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/SelectiveMutism/ selectively mute]] for two years. There is a psychiatrist, but he is only there to deliver exposition and to flatter Ana.
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